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Bulgaria’s Border Police Breakes Up Criminal Group Manufacturing Counterfeit Identification Documents

Bulgaria’s Border Police broke up a criminal group manufacturing counterfeit identification documents during a specialized operation in Sofia and Silistra district, according to BNR.

Crime | April 5, 2017, Wednesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 3729

Airports and Nuclear Power Stations on Terror Alert

British airports and nuclear power plants have been ordered to tighten security over fears terrorist hackers could have found a way to bypass electronic safety checks.

Crime | April 2, 2017, Sunday // 10:56 | Viewed: 13584

Russia Could Have Laundered Up to USD 80 B Via Moldova, Latvia

British banks were also a part of the large-scale Russian operation for money laundering through Moldova and Latvia in the period 2010 – 2014, showed data from an international investigation, cited by The Guardian.

Crime | March 21, 2017, Tuesday // 16:32 | Viewed: 14741

E-mails About Non-existent Debt Steal Personal Data, Passwords

General Directorate Combating Organised Crime (GDBOP) has warned on its website that, in the last 3-4 days, cyber criminals have been sending e-mails with a warning that a law suit is about to be initiated.

Crime | March 13, 2017, Monday // 15:24 | Viewed: 4335

Drunk Man Tries to Steal a Car with Small child in Sofia

Drunk 40-year-old man tried to steal a car with a small child on the back seat.

Crime | March 10, 2017, Friday // 19:20 | Viewed: 15318

Migrant Injured as Border Police Chase Smugglers' Car

A border police shootout in Western Bulgaria has left a migrant injured, the Interior Ministry says.

Crime | March 7, 2017, Tuesday // 07:52 | Viewed: 5153

Three Bombs Explode in Central Sofia, Police Looking into Hooliganism

Three bombs went off in central Sofia in the night of Wednesday into Thursday, local media report.

Crime | March 2, 2017, Thursday // 11:30 | Viewed: 5097

Bulgaria's Ex-Ambassador to US Quits Warsaw Job after Cosmetics Incident - JTA

Former Bulgarian Ambassador to the US Elena Poptodorova has resigned as head of the American Jewish Committee's office in Warsaw, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

Crime | March 2, 2017, Thursday // 10:50 | Viewed: 5531

Bulgaria's Ex-Ambassador to US Says Her Detention Was 'Misunderstanding'

Elena Poptodorova, who on Tuesday was detained at the airport in Warsaw with unpaid cosmetics from a duty-free shop, denied having stolen the goods.

Crime | March 1, 2017, Wednesday // 08:34 | Viewed: 4135

Bulgaria's Ex-Ambassador to US 'Caught Stealing in Duty-Free Shop'

The former Bulgarian Ambassador to the United States has been detained at the airport in Warsaw for stealing cosmetics in a duty-free shop, according to Russian agency RIA Novosti.

Crime | February 28, 2017, Tuesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 7805

Three Bulgarian Police Officers Indicted over BGN 2.3 M Theft of Cigarettes

Bulgaria's prosecuting authority has indicted three police officers who allegedly stole hundreds of thousands of cigarette packs used as an evidence in an investigation.

Crime | February 28, 2017, Tuesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 14658

Bulgaria's Deputy Chief Prosecutor Brought to Court over 'Pressure' on Investigator

An investigator has filed a BGN 26 000 claim against Borislav Sarafov, the Deputy Chief Prosecutor over alleged "pressure" on him.

Crime | February 28, 2017, Tuesday // 13:35 | Viewed: 3134

Ex-Head of Road Maintenance Indicted over Death in Bulgaria's Echemishka Tunnel

Georgi Zlatev, recently dismissed as head of the infrastructure agency's road maintenance directorate in Bulgaria, has been indicted over a tragic incident with a woman in Echemishka tunnel earlier this month.

Crime | February 27, 2017, Monday // 14:51 | Viewed: 3337

Special Prosecutor's Office Ends KTB Investigation, 18 People Indicted

The team of prosecutors and investigators of the Specialised Prosecutor’s Office on the pre-trial proceedings of KTB have completed actions on the investigation.

Crime | February 22, 2017, Wednesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 3689

Increased Police Presence Along E-79 Due To Casino Robbery

There is increased police presence along the E-79 road in relation to the armed robbery of a casino located at the border cross checkpoint Kulata near Petrich, reported BGNES.

Crime | February 20, 2017, Monday // 14:08 | Viewed: 14666

Police Turns Over 7 Bulgarian Citizens to Greek Authorities

In carrying out European arrest warrants, employees of the directorate International Operational Cooperation have handed over to Greek authorities 7 Bulgarian citizens who were members of an organised criminal group for fraud, announced the Interior Minis

Crime | February 17, 2017, Friday // 13:51 | Viewed: 5016

Two Israelis Detained over Death Case Near Bulgaria's Samokov

Two foreign nationals have been detained over the alleged murder of their compatriot, private broadcaster bTV reports.

Crime | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 13:09 | Viewed: 3817

Bulgarian Police 'Helping People Smugglers', Migrant Claims

Smugglers who help take migrants from Bulgaria into Serbia are being assisted by Bulgarian police, a migrant has told SkY News.

Crime | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 4191

Mayor of Bulgaria's Galiche Released on Bail

Tsenko Chokov, the controversial mayor of Galiche in northwestern Bulgaria, was released on bail by a court on Monday.

Crime | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 06:55 | Viewed: 3167

Shooting in Sofia Neighborhood Leaves Taxi Driver Wounded

A taxi driver was wounded in the abdomen on Saturday evening after an unknown perpetrator fired at him in the neighborhood of Nadezhda, Sofia.

Crime | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 07:13 | Viewed: 14596

Former Prosecutor Takes Over Sofia Regional Court

Stefan Milev, a former prosecutor, has been appointed as chair of the Sofia Regional Court, Bulgarian media report.

Crime | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 07:22 | Viewed: 13301
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